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Old November 20th, 2013, 07:32 AM   #1
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Anyone using the Sony SEL 1018 ?

Does anyone of you have experience with this lens?
Im looking for wideangel below the 18mm of the stocklense.
I thought maybe a Emount lens would be more reasonable, because i wont have to
use another adaptor (only a Minolta MD -> Nex is in use til now..)

Any suggestions?

To be honest: i dont wanna buy a lens for around 700 that isnt
a real great solution...
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Old November 20th, 2013, 08:19 AM   #2
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Re: Anyone using the Sony SEL 1018 ?

I use the SEL16F28 16mm f2.8 coupled with the VCL-ECF1 wide angle converter - together will set you back about 300 - autofocus works nice and the image is reasonably sharp - I would say as sharp as my Samyang 14mm
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Old November 21st, 2013, 02:11 AM   #3
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Re: Anyone using the Sony SEL 1018 ?

hmm..
in that case...wouldnt it make more sense to use a converter simply on the SEL18200?
Somehow just for the 18mm range?
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Old November 21st, 2013, 12:15 PM   #4
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Re: Anyone using the Sony SEL 1018 ?

Well yes but half the price for the pancake plus wide angle adapter plus a faster f2.8 - I don't know how sharpness compares though - would be interesting to see however for wide work I now nearly always use my Samyang 14mm
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Old November 22nd, 2013, 06:53 AM   #5
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Re: Anyone using the Sony SEL 1018 ?

Hi Michael

Try a Tokina 11-16 F2.8 ...magic lens and sharp as a tack and you can preset focus at 11mm so you have a huge DOF to play with. It does need a dumb adapter though but I find it awesome

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Old December 5th, 2013, 10:49 AM   #6
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the cheap solution...

hi there

so i tried out something different and bought a wideangleconverter for 60 Euros. (Factor x 0,45)
I didnt have time to use it excessivly but for me this seems to be a good solution.
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